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Staying Organized While Going Through IVF

Going though infertility was a really tough time in my life. When I finally had the chance to do IVF I felt so relieved, hopeful and excited, but I also felt overwhelmed. Not only did I hate getting shots, but I knew that it was going to be an emotional journey. I decided right away… Continue reading Staying Organized While Going Through IVF

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5 Things I’ve Learned While Looking Back At Our Journey Through Infertility

Going through infertility was one of the toughest, most stressful, heart wrenching journey’s we ever had to go through. It was emotional, scary, and my dream of becoming a mom always felt like it was in a far off land way out of reach. Looking back on our struggle, here are five things I learned… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned While Looking Back At Our Journey Through Infertility

Life

Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

There is a John Lennon quote that says "Everything will be okay in the end. If it is not okay, it is not the end." If you would have asked me a year ago if I believed in that, I would have said "no". My husband and I struggled to conceive for a while. The… Continue reading Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

Life

Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

I remember sitting on the front porch with my mom, the summer after I graduated from high school. My friend had just had a baby, and my mom was reminiscing about when she was pregnant with me. I had always pictured myself as a mom, even as a kid. But that night was the first time… Continue reading Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

Life

A Letter To My Future Child

Hi Honey, Pal, Baby Boy, Baby Girl, Buddy, or whatever nickname you will have from me, I am (trying to be) patiently waiting to meet you. You’re not even in my belly yet, but I still think about you all of the time. I dream about you. I wonder what you will be like. What… Continue reading A Letter To My Future Child

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

As a sophomore in college, I was the girl that had a life plan. I'd graduate, move down south, fall in love, get married, and start a family by twenty-five. I did all of the above, but not the way I had originally planned.I graduated with a degree in communications, and fell in love with an… Continue reading First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive